Health and Wellness : Stress And Poverty May Explain High Rates Of Dementia In African-Americans

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Stress And Poverty May Explain High Rates Of Dementia In African-Americans

Harsh life experiences appear to leave African-Americans vulnerable to Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, researchers reported Sunday at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in London ...

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New research finds that African-Americans who grow up in harsh environments and endure stressful experiences are much more likely to develop Alzheimer's or some other form of dementia.

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Filling our Cups: 4 Ways People of Color can Foster Mental Health and Practice Restorative Healing


... These stereotypes may seem empowering, but beneath the surface, they are damaging, by denying our humanity, we downplay the mental-health effects of racial trauma. We perpetuate the stigma of mental illness in our communities, and we ignore our own pain and suffering ...





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